Vector 5

Vector 5

Product Description

Youngs Vector 5Litre is a clear blue pour on solution. It is used for the treatment and control of head flies, and treatment of tick infestation for up to 10 weeks. It is also used for the treatment of biting lice and the prevention and treatment of blowfly strike in sheep. It has a blue coloured dye added to the liquid which makes it easy to see the sheep that have been treated, this dye is temporary and will fade from the fleece withing 48 hours of application. 

Active Ingredient: Cypermethrin

Target Species:  Sheep 

Treats & Controls: Blowflies, head flies, biting lice and ticks

Method of Administration:  To be applied using the correct applicator.


Prevention of blowfly strike: Bodyweight Up to 25 kg=20 ml, 25 to 40 kg=30 ml, over 40 kg=40 ml Apply as a fan-spray to the surface of the fleece on the back and hindquarters of the sheep using the Pour-On Gun fitted with the fan-spray nozzle. Half the dose should be applied to the shoulders, back and flanks, and half to the rump.

Treatment of blowfly strike: Apply directly to all the affected parts at the rate of 2.5 ml per 100 – 150 cm2 (roughly the size of a hand). The T-bar nozzle should be used. Most strikes will require 5 - 10 ml. Ensure that all affected parts are treated. A single application is sufficient to ensure that larvae are expelled and killed within a few hours. 

Lice: 5 ml per 20 kg bodyweight up to a maximum of 20 ml. Using the straight nozzle on the applicator gun, apply as a pin-stream from the shoulders to the rump along the middle of the backline.

Ticks: Adult sheep and lambs greater than 10 kg: 10 ml per 20 kg bodyweight, up to a maximum of 40 ml. Lambs under 10 kg: 5 ml followed 3 weeks later by a 10 ml application. Using the straight nozzle on the Pour-On Gun, apply as a pin-stream from the crown of the head to the top of the rump

Head flies: 5 ml per animal irrespective of size. Apply to the top of the head between the ears using the T-bar nozzle.

Withdrawal Period: Meat 7 days 

**Not to be administered to sheep producing milk for human consumption**.  Withdrawal periods may be subject to change. ​Always read product label & instructions before use. For more information click on the link below.

*** This product can only be shipped within ROI ***

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